Dean of Students

A letter to students from Vice President Patty Perillo

Students studying together for finals

Students studying together for finals

The Dean of Students is committed to offering care and support to students so they flourish in nearly every imaginable way.


  • Engage, educate, equip, and empower students.
  • Support and care for students in the midst of crisis.
  • Encourage students to utilize university and community resources.
  • Work and advise with both our heads and our hearts.
  • Respect the student and the advocacy process by recognizing our own biases and by collectively pursuing greater self-understanding and integrity.


  • Walk-in: 109 East Eggleston Hall
  • Email:
  • Phone: 540-231-3787
  • Hours: 8 - 5 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
  • After Hours/Weekends, 365 days a year: 540-231-6411, press 1